OF GENERAL MEETING
Held Wednesday, 25th July, 2001
opened at 7.30pm.
Chairperson: Vanessa Smith-Colombini
To Our New Principal, Peter Glendenning
acknowledged important contribution of parents, and of the P&C.
Peter announced that he has met with architects and builders
and everything appears to be running on schedule.
The staffing process is beginning shortly, with the
appointment of Deputy Principal, followed by teaching staff.
This will be happening in the next six months.
Special Guest, Toby
was helpful in pointing out important considerations when choosing
uniform colours and fabrics. Some
of these mentioned were:
That the garments will be worn everyday by the children
Allowing for growth room
Ease of use
Different to surrounding schools
Toby’s presentation, Corinna Mantegna proposed two motions.
1: That the P&C vote
tonight by ballot to select the two most preferred uniform options
from the four provided.
school uniform be decided by a vote between the two most preferred
options by eligible voters at a fundraising fashion show this term.
That definition of ‘eligible’ is clarified before this
minutes of the General Meeting held on the 25th July,
2001, were accepted by Lisa Carnell.
Thank You to Canning Vale P&C
Thank You to Ranford P&C
of P&C Meeting to surrounding primary schools and local papers
(For copies of reports A-F contact the secretary, Jacqi Small on
balance nil. Reminder
that if parents and interested persons wish to become financial
members, the cost is $1.00 payable to the treasurer
see attached C)
of results from Motion 1: Options
3 and 4 most popular. These
will now be voted on at Fashion Parade fundraising event.
see attached D)
motion was proposed by Annie Pearcey.
MOTION: That we reduce the
list of 7 potential school names to 5.
These will then be distributed to the school catchment area
in a maildrop for a preferential vote asking people to name their
top 3 choices in preferred order.
see attached F)
motion was proposed by Annie Pearcy.
MOTION: That the choosing of a
school motto should be deferred to a later date, and for it to be
re-evaluated once the school is functioning in its normal capacity.
Sharon Rowlands CARRIED
will take place on Thursday, 2nd August, 2001 in the
Ranford Primary staffroom at 7pm – 10.30pm.
Light supper will be provided.
Training will cover legal issues facing P&C’s, the role
of WACSSO, roles and responsibilities of the P&C and holding
Progress – Peter Glendenning
Glendenning confirms that progress on the new school is going well.
He confirmed that it is his understanding that the drain
running along the back of the school will be filled hence there will
no longer be a fenced ditch. The
service road and power lines will be taken away, but further details
on these aspects are yet to be provided.
Administration buildings may be available on site from next
– Peter Glendenning
data is required about how many children will be coming to the new
information is required for planning purposes.
While Ranford Primary and Canning Vale Primary have provided
some data, a mailout will be conducted to give an indication of
dwellings within catchment areas and just beyond.
This mailout will take the form of a very simple document,
and will provide a number of advantages, including the opportunity
to promote the new school and P&C association, to inform about
uniform and naming matters and to provide general information.
This mailout will happen within 3-4 weeks and will be
conducted via Australia Post.
Committee – Peter Glendenning
is inviting parents and other interested persons to take part in a
committee who will be concerned with the information technology
requirements of the new school.
Canteen – Peter Glendenning
time to make decisions regarding the school canteen is drawing near,
and Peter suggests that a Canteen Committee is set up.
Suggestions were made about contacting the Ranford Canteen
Coordinator to speak about the issues involved.
This will be discussed later.
Persons interested in joining the very important canteen
committee can speak to any of the committee members.
suggestion was made that a register of useful contacts and
businesses be set up.
query was answered regarding the new school oval:
this will be situated at the back of the school.
Tenders for grass and reticulation going out shortly.
line movement – location check.
classes and their structure will be discussed at a later meeting.
assistants for students with special needs:
the need for this service will hopefully be ascertained
through the aforementioned mailout, but will also be provided on a
next meeting will be held on Wednesday, 22nd August in
the Ranford Primary School staffroom.
meeting closed at 9.08pm.